The world of teaching English as a second language is a job for anyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re fresh out of school, a retiree, someone looking to travel, or just looking for a change in your career, teaching TEFL is an option. Whatever your reasons are for getting into the field, they might impact on your current financial situation, and that goes a long when deciding which type of training course you’ll choose to give you the confidence needed to begin your adventure teaching.
TEFL Express has it made it a priority to offer something for everyone, no matter their budget. It doesn’t matter if you’re starting your new career on a shoestring or if you want the best of the best, TEFL Express offers accredited courses to suit everyone’s needs.
Let’s take a closer look at what’s on offer.
Over a year in the making, the 150-Hour TEFL Essentials Course is the epitome of online TEFL training, having been created and compiled with some of the best ESL experts in the field; a true testament to the love of the job.
In this course you’ll find video-based training, which evolves around real classroom footage, it’s the closest you’ll get to classroom training from an online course. It is packed with real life scenarios offering actual insight into the world of teaching TEFL. A mixture of state of the art teaching techniques, theories, activities, and more, ensuring this is not only TEFL Express’s most comprehensive training course, but also one of the most comprehensive available anywhere.
Pros: best for jobs, extremely comprehensive, study at your own pace, independently accredited qualification
Potential Drawback: if you’re on a tight budget, this might be out of your price range.
The 120-Hour Advanced TEFL Course is a comprehensive course aimed to prepare anyone for his or her future teaching dream job. It meets employer’s requirements for teaching abroad and is ideal for trainee TEFL teachers who are on a tight budget. The course utilises ‘read & learn’ techniques and with activities allowing you to study at your own pace and ensure you get the skills you’ll need.
Pros: affordable, comprehensive, meets employer requirements, study at your own pace, independently accredited, prepares you for the Cambridge ESOL TKT (optional).
Potential Drawbacks: less classroom footage and interactive activities than the TEFL Essentials Course.
When looking for a TEFL course, price is important but quality is more important. You might find a cheap TEFL course available and question the quality, like with anything youâ€™re looking to buy. Hereâ€™s the top tip, check out the course accreditation and this will help you decide whether the cheaper course youâ€™re looking at is good quality and a great price! Both of our TEFL course ranges have independent ACCREDITAT accreditation which means that whether you decide to TEFL on a shoestring or opt for our premium video-based TEFL Essentials course (with a cherry on top), you’ll receive great quality teacher training.
Also, in most ESL jobs you’ll earn the cost of your course back in the first months of teaching so think of your course as an investment with a quick return!
If you’re interested in the New 150-Hour TEFL Essentials Course, but would like to see it in action, then check out the 48 hour free access DEMO below: